Organization: Dripping Springs ISD
Position: Communications Specialist
About the Organization:

Dripping Springs ISD is a growing school district with a reputation for academic excellence and fiscal accountability, with almost 7,500 students currently enrolled on seven campuses. DSISD has approximately 1005 regular employees dedicated to providing a personal and exceptional education for every student.DSISD provides a free employee assistance program and a $10,000 group life insurance policy for all employees, a choice of medical plans and $300/month toward the cost of medical coverage, and $900 in either an HSA or HRA for medical plan enrollees, in addition to a comprehensive offering of optional health, life, and financial planning benefits.

Job Description: Working with the Executive Director of Communications, the Communications Specialist assists with all aspects of the Communications Office, with an emphasis on digital media, videography, and website management. Detailed job description is attached to the public posting at the link below.
Candidate Qualities:
  • Strong public relations, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and maintain a positive office environment.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Organized, detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to multi-task, often changing assignments on short notice with little or no direction.
Candidate Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or related field strongly preferred.
  • Three years of experience in communications-related field required.
  • School district experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of media relations and public relations functions.
  • Demonstrated skills in writing, editing, and website management.
  • Demonstrated skills in photography/videography.
  • Proficiency with computers and software, including desktop publishing and video/photo editing and publishing.
  • Knowledge of HTML and website publishing platforms/applications, experience with Blackboard a plus.
  • Knowledge of various social media platforms.
  • Basic graphic design skills.
How to Apply:

Complete an online application at the link below - or go to www.dsisdtx.us/hr and click on "Job Postings/Apply Here."